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The Bacillales are an order of Gram-positive bacteria, placed within the Firmicutes.[1] Representative genera include Bacillus, Listeria and Staphylococcus.[2]


  1. ^ Euzéby, J. P. "List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature". Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ George M. Garrity; Vos, P.; Garrity, G.; Jones, D.; Krieg, N.R.; Ludwig, W.; Rainey, F.A.; Schleifer, K.-H.; Whitman, W.B. (September 15, 2009). The Firmicutes. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Springer. p. 1450.  

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